The past and future of a United European Force

Research by our Researcher, Péter Szitás

Since the foundation of the European Coal and Steel Community, the idea of establishing a joint European military force has been on the table. There were times when the “Six” of the Old Continent almost reached that goal, but in the end, the fear of giving up such an important part of sovereignty prevailed. The present study aims to give an analysis on the macro level of what steps the European Union has made toward joint defence and discusses the possibilities of further strengthening these ties in the shade of the Russian-Ukrainian war.

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